Trinity to Host NCCAA Men’s Volleyball National Invitational

Trinity will be the host the NCCAA Men’s Volleyball National Invitational on January 25-26. The two-day event will feature eight teams and a total of 16 matches played in the two gyms in the DeVos Athletics Center. The tournament action begins on Friday at 2 pm and concludes with the championship match on Saturday at 3 pm.

The eight teams are divided into two pools of four teams each. Each team will play the other three teams in their pool.  For the final matches, the teams will be paired based on their pool play finish. The fifth and seventh place matches are scheduled for 1 pm and the third place and championship matches will take place at 3 pm on Saturday.

Tournament teams, pools, and schedule:
Pool A                                           Pool B
#1 Ottawa University (AZ)              #2 Campbellsville University (KY)
#4 Greenville University (IL)          #3 Trinity Christian College (IL)
#5 Judson University (IL)               #6 Bluefield University (VA)
#8 Brewton- Parker College (GA)   #7 Maranatha Baptist University (WI)

Friday, January 25                                    
2 pm      DeVos Gym         #1 Ottawa defeats #8 Brewton-Parker  - 3-0 (25-6, 25-16, 25-11)
2 pm     Mitchell Gym        #4 Greenville defeats #5Judson  - 3-1 (26-24, 25-21, 23-25, 25-23)

4 pm     DeVos Gym         #3 Trinity defeats #6 Bluefield - 3-0 (25-20, 25-10, 25-20)
4 pm     Mitchell Gym        #2 Campbellsville defeats #7 Maranatha Baptist 3-1 (25-14, 25-15, 19-25, 25-14)

6 pm     DeVos Gym        #1Ottawa defeats #5 Judson - 3-0 (25-19, 25-9, 25-20)
6 pm     Mitchell Gym        #4 Greenville defeats #8 Brewton-Parker - 3-0 (25-15, 25-18, 25-18)

8 pm     DeVos Gym         #3 Trinity defeats #7 Maranatha Baptist - 3-0 (25-7, 25-9, 25-22)
8 pm     Mitchell Gym        #2 Campbellsville defeats #6 Bluefield - 3-0 (25-17, 25-26, 25-16)

Saturday, January 26                                    
9 am     DeVos Gym        #1 Ottawa defeats #4 Greenville - 3-0 (25-14, 25-14, 25-22)               
9 am     Mitchell Gym       #5 Judson defeats #8 Brewton-Parker - 3-0 (25-14, 25-13, 25-22)

11 am     DeVos Gym        #2 Campbellsville defeats #3 Trinity - 3-0 (25-20. 26-24, 25-17)
11 am     Mitchell Gym       #6 Bluefield defeats #7 Maranatha Baptist   - 3-0 (25-15, 25-21, 25-20)

1 pm     DeVos Gym         Fifth Place Match - #5 Judson defeats #6 Bluefield - 3-0 (25-22, 25-17, 25-21)
1 pm     Mitchell Gym        Seventh Place Match - #8 Brewton-Parker defeats #7 Maranatha  - 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 21-25, 25-23)

3 pm     Mitchell Gym        Third Place Match - #4 Greenville defeats #3 Trinity - 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 26-24)
3 pm     DeVos Gym         Championship Match - #1 Ottawa defeats #2 Campbellsville - 3-0 (25-17, 26-24, 25-17)


The tournament matches will be video webcasted for a nominal per match fee or a tournament pass through the NCCAA Network. The link to access the webcast is https://thenccaa.org/tournaments/?id=486&path=network.  Free live stats will also be available at: http://portal.stretchinternet.com/tcc/.

Admission to the tournament is $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students for a one day pass or $15.00 for adults and $7.00 for students for a two-day pass.  Trinity students, faculty, and staff members can present their school ID for free admission to the matches at the DeVos Center.

Teams and fans will have the opportunity to participate in a Christian Service Project that will benefit the Water Project sponsored by SCORE International and the NCCAA.  At the tournament bottles of water will be available to purchase and donations will be accepted with the proceeds going to the Water Project, which is looking to raise $20,000 to build a water house which will distribute clean water to a community in the Dominican Republic.

For complete tournament information click here.